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Plans For Seven Stories Of Infill Along Folsom Near Sixth

Plans For Seven Stories Of Infill Along Folsom Near Sixth

Goldman Architects is quietly working on plans to demolish the single-story Arroyo Carlos & Sons auto repair shop at 980 Folsom Street and build a seven-story, mixed-use building in its place. As drafted, the new building would consist of 34 residential units over ground floor commercial space and a... Read More »

Blooming Big Plans For San Francisco Flower Mart Site

Blooming Big Plans For San Francisco Flower Mart Site

While the site of the two-story San Francisco Flower Mart complex is currently zoned for development up to 55 feet in height, as part of Planning’s Central Corridor Plan the parcel could be up-zoned for heights of up to 65 feet (the “Mid-Rise Alternative”) or even 85 feet (the... Read More »

Moving Quietly (And Quickly) With Plans To Raze Manor West

Moving Quietly (And Quickly) With Plans To Raze Manor West

The owner of the one-story building at 750 Harrison Street, between Third and Fourth streets with a frontage on Rizal as well, is quietly working on plans to raze the one-story commercial building on the site and build an 8-story building of up to 85-feet in its place. Currently... Read More »

Planning For The Upzoning Of SF’s Central Corridor, And Then Some

Planning For The Upzoning Of SF’s Central Corridor, And Then Some

First proposed in 2005, the plan to demolish all the buildings along the south side of Harrison Street between the surface parking lot at 725 Harrison and west to the corner of Fourth Street have been quietly dusted off and revised. While the original plan called for 572 residential... Read More »

Planning To Displace Porn To Erect An Office Building On Bluxome

Planning To Displace Porn To Erect An Office Building On Bluxome

Speaking of Western SoMa, a plan to demolish the two-story industrial building at 81-85 Bluxome between 4th and 5th Streets has been quietly floated with Planning. As proposed, a 65-foot-tall office building without parking would rise on the site. While current zoning allows for up to 65 feet in... Read More »

Conflicting Plans For The Corner Of Brannan And Fifth

Conflicting Plans For The Corner Of Brannan And Fifth

The draft Western SoMa Community Plan which was approved by the Planning Commission this past December and will be before the Board of Supervisors in early 2013 would rezone the corner of Brannan and Fifth Streets to a newly-created Service, Arts and Light Industrial zoning district and change the... Read More »

Big Plans For Harrison Street Between Second And Third

Big Plans For Harrison Street Between Second And Third

Having filed a preliminary application for development with San Francisco’s Planning Department, Cresleigh Development is proposing to build a 478,000-square-foot office building, a 406,000-square-foot residential tower and a 300-room hotel on five parcels along the south side of Harrison Street stretching from 400 Second Street to 665 Harrison. According... Read More »

The Framework for San Francisco’s First Urban Eco-District

The Framework for San Francisco’s First Urban Eco-District

With ideas including the use of the elevated highway along the southern border of San Francisco’s Central Corridor to capture rainwater for community or rooftop gardens, and utilizing the space underneath the highway for stormwater management facilities, Planning’s framework for a Central Corridor Eco-District has been drawn: With the... Read More »

Metreon 1.5 Opens Tomorrow (2.0 And Target In October)

Metreon 1.5 Opens Tomorrow (2.0 And Target In October)

The makeover of the Metreon kicked-off last May. Tomorrow, the new dining terrace and first wave of restaurants and retail will open for business with others following over the next six months. And in October, San Francisco’s first Target, an 85,000 square foot CityTarget with merchandise tailored for city-dwellers,... Read More »

A New Listing (And Bath) For Thirty Eight Lusk Number One

A New Listing (And Bath) For Thirty Eight Lusk Number One

Purchased for $1,250,000 in 2008, the one-bedroom live/work loft number one at 38 Lusk returned to the market in July 2009 with a splashy new bath and listed for $1,499,000. Withdrawn from the market that December without a reduction or reported sale, the 1,850 square foot (per its current... Read More »